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10 Reasons We Are Thankful To Be Living In Arizona

Ah, the holiday season is now officially upon us. As you’re reading this article waiting for turkey or pie to finish in the oven, now is as good a time as ever to reflect upon everything we have to be thankful for in life. What are you thankful for?

Aside from having a supportive family, a career, and a home–something many people in our country lack–I naturally also think about the state that we live in. It’s easy to take any of these things for granted, especially in a fast-paced culture such as the one we live in. So let’s take a moment to appreciate some of the reasons we live, work, and love here in Arizona.

Reasons to love living in Arizona are numerous and personal. What are yours?

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at